Ariana Grande pays tribute to exes in new track

Ariana Grande pays tribute to exes in new track

Ariana Grande has paid tribute to her exes in new track 'Thank u, next'.

The 25-year-old singer refers to her recent broken engagement with Pete Davidson and her split from Mac Miller - who recently died of a suspected overdose - and also mentions her former boyfriends Big Sean and Ricky Alvarez.

In the track, Ariana sings: "Thought I'd end up with Sean, but it wasn't a match /Wrote some songs about Ricky, now I listen and laugh / Even almost got married, and for Pete, I'm so thankful / Wish I could say, 'Thank you' to Malcolm 'cause he was an angel."

Insisting that the song is not a "diss track", Ariana used the lyrics to thank each of her exes for what they have brought to her life.

She added: "i'm so .... f***in ... grateful. For my ... ex. no drags... no shade... jus love, gratitude, acceptance, honesty, forgiveness ... and growth (sic)."

She sings: "One taught me love/ One taught me patience/ And one taught me pain/ Now, I'm so amazing/ I've loved and I've lost/ But that's not what I see/ So, look what I got/ Look what you taught me/ And for that, I say/ Thank you, next."

Ariana also insisted she is going to focus on herself after her most recent break-up.

In the new song, she sings: "I met someone else/ We havin' better discussions/ I know they say I move on too fast/ But this one gon' last/ 'Cause her name is Ari/ And I'm so good with that (So good with that)."

Just after Ariana released the song, Pete, 24, opened up about their split on 'Saturday Night Live'

He said: "I know some of you are curious about the breakup, but the truth is, it's nobody's business. Sometimes things just don't work out and that's okay. She's a wonderful, strong person and I genuinely wish her all the happiness in the world."

However, referring to the song 'Pete Davidson', which Ariana wrote about him and new track 'Thank u, next', Pete quipped: "I'm still a great song though!"

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